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A very proper treatise wherein is breefely set forth the art of limming, : which teacheth the order in drawing and tracing of letters, vinets, flowers, armes, and imagery : and the maner how to make sondrye syses or groundes to lay siluer or gold vpon, and how siluer or gold shall be layed or limmed vpon the sise, and the waye to temper gold and siluer and other mettals and diuerse kindes of colours to write or to limme withall vpon velym, parchment or paper ...


Published 1596
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Caption title, running title: The art of limming

An anonymous work first published by Richard Tottill, London, 1573 with the title: A very proper treatise wherein is briefly sett forth the arte of limming ..., with a running title: The arte of limming. It "collates closely with the middle portion of Hilliard's Treatise dealing with color ... although Hilliard adds more detail and is generally more sophisticated in his treatment."-- A.F. Kinney in Nicholas Hilliard's Art of limming, Boston, 1983, p. 6

Signatures: A-C

STC (2nd ed.)

A leaf of woodcut ornaments separates the final p. from filler sheets bound in

Library's copy from the library of Theodore Besterman


Publisher Imprinted at London : By Thomas Purfoot
Pages 70
Language English
Call number 66951
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana

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